18 Closing reflections on evidence law
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Though various factors counsel against or even preclude admission of evidence in some circumstances, there has been a longstanding trend in the direction of making the law of Evidence less structured and, on the whole, more receptive to offered evidence. This is particularly notable with respect to hearsay in most of the common-law world, and so long as the confrontation right is protected that would be a desirable development in the United States as well.

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